Ord is a city in Valley County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 2,112 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Valley County.
Ord was platted in 1874. It is named in honor of Civil War general Edward O. C. Ord.
Ord is located at 41°36′9″N 98°55′48″W (41.602553, -98.929962).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.94 square miles (5.02 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,112 people, 988 households, and 565 families living in the city. The population density was 1,088.7 inhabitants per square mile (420.3/km2). There were 1,122 housing units at an average density of 578.4 per square mile (223.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 2.1% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.
There were 988 households, of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. 39.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.